Program director chosen for international exchange

Wendy Scott, LCSW and Beyond GUM program director, is one of 5 candidates from the United States chosen for a prestigious international work exchange program. Wendy will be working in southern England for two weeks with a homeless services agency, learning firsthand about strategies used in the UK to address homelessness. Five candidates from the […]

Cone Health Foundation Offers Challenge Gift for Pantry

Cone Health Foundation is making it easy for you to double your donation to the Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Pantry. The foundation will match every gift up to $5,000. You can easily donate online and designate your gift to GUM’s food ministry. Every gift has an impact, and today will go twice as far to […]

Awesome Food Pantry Support!

Supporters from across Guilford County, and as far away as New York State, have responded to the call to help Greensboro Urban Ministry replenish its food pantry shelves. We are excited to share that your response to our appeal brought in 48,514 pounds of nonperishable food and $47,800 in cash donations in January. The cash […]

Food Lion donates 3,225 pounds of food

Food Lion donated 3,225 pounds of food to the pantry today. Mike Wilkes (right), Alamance Church Road store manager, and Rita Robinson (center), from corporate community relations, even stayed to help us stock the shelves. Food Lion Feeds brings hunger relief to the community year-round. We greatly appreciate this generous donation!

GSO Grasshoppers Donate $5K to Food Pantry

With less than a week’s supply of food on the shelves, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s executive director turned to the community for help on Monday afternoon. On Wednesday, Greensboro Grasshoppers President and General Manager Donald Moore delivered a home run. The Hoppers presented Greensboro Urban Ministry (GUM) with a check for $5,000 to purchase needed food […]

GUM Sees Record Food Requests, Seeks Your Help

With less than a week’s supply of food on the shelves, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s executive director is turning to the community for help. “We have less than one week’s supply of food on our pantry shelves. We don’t want to suspend emergency food assistance, but that may be GUM’s only choice. Our ability to help […]

‘Everybody Rejoiced With Me’

Everardo Jaimez came to Greensboro Urban Ministry in November 2015 after a serious workplace injury prevented him from continuing to work in construction. Everardo, who has extensive customer service work experience, got into road construction after he was laid off from his position with an insurance company. While working on the road site, Everardo fell […]

A Donor Bill of Rights

We greatly value our donors. You have many choices of where to share your contributions. We consider it a true honor that you make Greensboro Urban Ministry one of your charities of choice. That’s why earlier this year, Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Board of Directors formally adopted a Donor Bill of Rights as a guideline for how […]

Celebrating the Rev. Frank Dew

Rev. Frank Dew's Final GUM Chapel Service

Today is a special day of celebration for the service and ministry of Rev. Frank Dew, who is retiring from Greensboro Urban Ministry after 22 years. Frank led his final 12:30 chapel service today for Weaver House guests. He and Rev. Andrei Spells led the group in carols and a holiday reflection from the Book […]

Pottery Pop-Up @ GUM: 12/12-12/16

That beautiful N.C. pottery created and donated for the annual Feast of Caring is back by popular demand! Greensboro Urban Ministry will host a Pottery Pop-Up @ GUM next week at the agency’s administrative offices, 305 W. Gate City Blvd. The event will open Monday, Dec. 12, and run through Friday, Dec. 16 — or […]